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sweet heat bacon sirloin bites

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Mary Shivers
Ada, OK

These bacon-wrapped steak appetizers are always popular on game day. If your crowd is large, this recipe is easily doubled or tripled. The recipe can be assembled early in the day then baked just before serving. Score!

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Who doesn't love steak and bacon? The glaze was a perfect balance of sweet and heat and went well with the smokiness of the bacon in this easy appetizer recipe. These bite-size bad boys will be a big hit at your next party!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4
serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet heat bacon sirloin bites

  • 1 lb
    (1/2-inch thick) well-trimmed sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    steak seasoning
  • 12 slice
    hickory smoked bacon, cut into thirds
  • 1/4 c
    apple jelly, heated
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne (or more to taste)

How To Make sweet heat bacon sirloin bites

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    Line a 10x15-inch jelly roll pan with foil. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 3
    Sprinkle steak cubes evenly with pepper and seasoning. Wrap each with a bacon piece and secure with toothpicks. Place on foil-lined pan.
  • 4
    For glaze, in a small bowl, stir jelly, mustard, garlic, and cayenne together. Brush evenly over bacon-wrapped steak bites.
  • 5
    Bake for 15-20 minutes or until bacon is crisp and glazed.
  • 6
    Serve immediately. May serve with your favorite barbecue or dipping sauce if desired. Serves 4-6.